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Is there really such thing as a sexual peak when you hit at a certain age? I have been pretty promiscuous since I was about 19 years old and I am now 32 years old and my sex drive becomes higher and higher every year. Is this normal?

I always hear men complain that their women do not like to have sex and within a group of my friends, there are only two of us that have high sex drives. Can someone clear the air about this subject?

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I am a 20 year old female and I just lost my virginity. And my sex drive is crazy high! I've always has a high sex drive even at a young age. I would masturbate daily and maybe 2-3 times a day if needed. I've always been told that i'm going to have a lot of baby's lol. But i'ts like I want sex all the time. I will go to bed "excited", dream about it, and wake up thinking about it! When it comes down to me and my bf it seems like I want it more often! Even though he tells me he wants it more, but i honestly believe I crave it more! What can I do to keep this feeling under control?

January 26, 2015 - 7:38pm
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31 yr old male with high sex drive. Can be ready to go again right after and any time of day or night. Married over 6 years with 3 kids. Wife doesn't have high SD, but we hit middle ground to try to keep both happy. The way I see it is if you are married and feel you need another partner just for sex then you don't really care for the one you are with or wouldn't be abusing their trust. Just my 2 cents.

December 26, 2014 - 12:16pm
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I'm a 23 year old woman who has a CRAZY sex drive. I know that most people will tell me "oh it's cuz you're young" but I believe it's something more than that. I masturbate every single day and multiple times. I started since I was maybe like 9. I think about sex all the time and feel like I'm always turned on. I was never abused or anything this is just the way I am. Currently I am seeing someone with a high sex drive too but I have found myself interested in having even more sex. Having a high SD has been a blessing and curse as well.

December 26, 2014 - 10:36am
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Every one is different. I am male and now 34 and since my teens my sex drive has been through the roof. If I was with someone that didn't want it all the time I would lust for it more and am still yet to find someone that can equal me. I am talking double figures every day. I have been married for 13 years to someone that I would conceder zero sex drive, I am talking months with out wanting it and I have to get by with a mutual no strings partner in the same predicament. She has a family and doesn't want to separate and I am the same. Lets just keep it quiet and no one gets hurt :)

December 13, 2014 - 6:25pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

This is actually very normal. Thank you for sharing.

December 25, 2014 - 10:27pm
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Anonymous

I'm a 33 year old woman, I started masturbating from a very young age and was able to orgasm at 7. I lost my virginity at 14 to someone I only wanted to use to lose my virginity so I could start having sex, the use was mutual. After that I refused to be in relationships had frequent sex with multiple partners of a wide age range for many years. Then when I finally started more serious relationships and for the last 10 years I was able to be monogamous but still needed me time for masturbation, then I stopped all dating and only had men as friends and/or sex partners and I loved every second of it, I was respectful to them and they were they same to me. I've often wondered how much different or easy my life could be if I was a sex worker, or at least took sabbatical and completely indulged in all things sexual. There's something in me that drives it and the only way I can keep level is with medication and frequent sex because leading a life where you work, have friends and family and other responsibilities is impossible when all you can think about is how turned on you are and how badly you want to have sex. I wasn't abused and I was raised well, I'm educated and I'm open minded. This is a very taboo topic and I've never talked about this with anyone. For anyone who relates seriously, use protection, I'm lucky to be clean. Also use birth control until you're under control. This type of behavior can cause us to be incredibly self centered and many of us aren't able to make the best decisions because of the power this desire has over us. Also it's ok to be this way, but be honest with the ones you care for and be respectful to everyone.

December 4, 2014 - 3:51am
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I am a 39 year old woman...my whole life i have had a very low sex drive..about a month ago i had my fallopian tubes removed and since, i have had a crazy high sex drive, and to be honest I am not sure how to deal with it. Masturbation seems to relieve the feeling for a little bit, but it always comes back..not the next day or a couple days later, but within hours?? I am so confused and a little freaked out. A little advise to help would be great..thank you.

November 22, 2014 - 8:23pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

I have the same problem except for me it was after a hysterectomy (I still have my ovaries) so I'm guessing it's the surgery, I've been looking for answers too. I know when I used to go on the pill it used to kill my drive, I can't take it now due to a health contraindication but maybe it would help you?

December 9, 2014 - 6:09am
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I am an 18 year old female, and my sex drive has come to interfere with my day-to-day life, I'm in college and I have trouble focusing on homework and class because I cant get my mind off sex. I knew I was a very sexual person from a disturbingly young age, I've been masturbating since around age seven. I had a lot of issues with men emotionally, so I have not yet had a set in stone relationship yet. However some of this has eased since becoming intimate with men. I have only been sexually active for about a year but in this time I have had seven sexual partners, I'm always safe, and respectful of the person but it feels like I can never get enough. I look to sex to ease everyday stress. Yet my libido is often the source of mush of my frustration, and unless I have sex multiple times in a row, I am not satisfied. One round of intercourse will leave me wanting it more than before. I need to know how to decrease my sex drive desperately, I am not ashamed of sex or my sexuality I value it very much and believe that women should be more empowered to celebrate their sexuality. But this is a little too much in my case.

November 16, 2014 - 2:40am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

Wow sounds interesting , my girl friend's been complaining so much about my intensity on interrcourse..which made me have the view that women has a low sex drive, but with cases related to ur"s seems interesting now all u have to do is to get a person like me that couldn't get enough from age 10 uptill my 30, I still miss it even the moment after like I've never had sex in my life.. To which I've been unable to get some1 to heal it.. To me its a good thing, that's all I have to share

November 30, 2014 - 11:02am
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